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Paris - Ile De France

Dome Church - Hotel des Invalides

Hotel des Invalides – Napoleon Tomb Paris

Emperor Napoleon’s Tomb was placed in the Crypt of the Dome Church of the Hôtel des Invalides

Institut de France

Institut de France – Academie Francaise

The Institut de France was built with the legacy left by Cardinal Mazarin, and groups various academies including the prestigious Académie Francaise

Ile saint Louis - Quai d'Anjou and Pont-Marie

Ile Saint Louis – Island in Historic Paris

The aristocratic Ile Saint Louis, a perfect illustration of preserved 17th century Classical architecture and one of two islands in the historic Paris

Eastern tip of the Ile de la Cite

Ile de la Cite in Paris Historical heart

Ile de la Cite, the spiritual and historical heart and oldest district of Paris, developed around Notre Dame Cathedral, the royal palace and the law courts

Hotel de Ville- Renaissance architecture

Hotel de Ville – City Hall – Historic Paris

The Hotel de Ville in historic Paris, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture overlooking the Place de l’Hotel de Ville, the oldest square in Paris

Hotel de Sens - Rue du Figuier

Hotel de Sens – Bibliotheque Forney Paris

The Hotel de Sens, a masterpiece of Gothic and French Renaissance architectures, is the oldest mansion in the Marais and now home to the Bibliothèque Forney

Petit Palais - Monumental porch

Petit Palais – Musee des Beaux Arts Paris

Petit Palais, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900 and now home to the Fine Arts Museum of the City of Paris

Grand Palais - seen from Rive Gauche

Grand Palais – Palais de la Decouverte

The Grand Palais was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, and is now home to the Palais de la Découverte, a museum founded in 1937

Fontaine des Innocents

Fontaine des Innocents – Historic Paris

Fontaine des Innocents, a masterpiece of French Renaissance architecture near Les Halles in the historical centre of Paris’ Rive Droite

Les Halles - new entrance under canopy

Les Halles – Historical district – Paris

A brief history of Les Halles covered market founded in 1135, rebuilt by Baltard in the 1850s, replaced by the Forum and redeveloped as La Canopée

Historical re-enactment in the Ecole Militaire

Ecole Militaire – Military Academy for officers

The Hôtel Royal de l’Ecole Militaire is a Military Academy for officers built in Paris during the 1750s by Ange-Jacques Gabriel the architect of Louis XV

Conciergerie - Tours Bonbec, Cesar and Argent

Conciergerie prison in Palais de Justice

The Conciergerie is the former jail of the medieval royal palace on the Ile de la Cité and is now part of the Paris Law Courts known as Palais de Justice

Liege Metro station - Le Perron in Liege, Visé town hall and Verviers town hall

Liege Metro Station, a decor dedicated to Belgium

Liege Metro Station was called Rue de Berlin before WWI but was renamed afterwards to honour the Belgian troops' memory and heroism at the Battle of Liege
Porte de Pantin Metro station - musical decor

Porte de Pantin Metro station’s musical decor

Porte de Pantin Metro station’s musical decor is related to the Cité de la Musique and Philharmonie de Paris located by the Parc de la Villette entrance
Varenne Metro station - The Thinker by Rodin

Varenne Metro station, a decor dedicated to Rodin

Varenne Metro station serves the Rodin Museum-Hôtel de Biron and exhibits two replicas of Rodin’s iconic statues, The Thinker and Honoré de Balzac
Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station in Paris

Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station, a decor dedicated to printing

Reaumur-Sebastopol Metro station is in the heart of Paris’ traditional printing district and is decorated with headlines the newspapers printed during WWII

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